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How the Other Half Lives -- by Jacob Riis (Author) (Book)

"How the Other Half Lives is a riveting account of life in New York's Lower East Side tenements of the last century written by one of the Progressive Era's preeminent reformers. Drawn from the...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+)

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In the Shadow of the White House: Drugs, Death, and Redemption on the Streets of the Nation's Capital -- by Mike Tidwell (Author) (Book)

Mike Tidwell's story of counseling homeless drug addicts begins with the startling contrast of the pomp and circumstance of the President's inaugural ceremonies to the desperate poverty in the...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Wingman -- by Daniel Pinkwater (Author) (Book - Child)

"To escape the problems of being poor and Chinese, Donald begins to cut school to climbe the George Washington Bridge where he meets Wingman, a sort of Chinese superman." From Card Catalog

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Where the Lilies Bloom -- by Vera Cleaver, Bill Cleaver (Authors) (Book - Child)

"Mary Call has promised her dying father to keep her brother and sisters together forever on the mountain, and never take any from strangers. She is determined to keep her word. No matter what. At...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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Spartacus -- by Howard Fast (Author) (Book - Child)

"Spartacus, a fictionalization of a slave revolt in ancient Rome in 71 B.C., is well known today partly because of the 1960 movie starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier. It was originally...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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Home -- by Jeannie Baker (Author) (Book - Child)

Product Description "A family. A house. A neighborhood. A place to play. A place to feel safe. Little by little, baby Tracy grows. She and her neighbors begin to rescue their street....

Ages 4 years - 8 years.

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Listening to Olivia: Violence, Poverty, and Prostitution -- by Jody Raphael (Author) (Book)

"Listening to Olivia is the compelling account of her descent into poverty and abuse together with her hard fought recovery. By assimilating new research on the women and girls in prostitution?in...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Juvenile Violence in a Winner-Loser Culture: Socio-Economic and Familial Origins of the Rise of Violence against the Person -- by Oliver James (Author) (Book)

Using their own official statistics, author Oliver James demonstrates that Home Office claims that violence has not been growing are false. Public debates about violence tend to centre on single-cause...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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The Clan of the Cave Bear -- by Jean Auel (Author) (Book - Child)

"When her parents are killed by an earthquake, 5-year-old Ayla wanders through the forest completely alone. Cold, hungry, and badly injured by a cave lion, the little girl is as good as gone until she...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Gentle Ben -- by Walter Morey (Author) (Book - Child)

"Traces the friendship between a boy and a bear in the rugged Alaskan Territory." From Card Catalog

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Age groups: School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

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